Monthly Archives: July 2014

Join DLBA and ULI for “Connecting Downtown to the Waterfront”

The benefit’s of Downtown Long Beach’s waterfront location are clear — great weather, a beautiful view and exciting recreation. So how can we better connect this asset to our Downtown core, making it more pedestrian friendly? The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) has enlisted the expertise of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to explore and develop recommendations to improve pedestrian activity in the waterfront area. ULI has assembled a team of experienced professionals to study the waterfront, hear from stakeholders, and offer expert and objective advice to improve pedestrian activity … Read More

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2014 Resilience Conference Scholarship

Winners receive registration to San Francisco conferenceULI is pleased to offer scholarships to student and Young Leader members to attend the upcoming Building the Resilient City Conference, September 4-5 in San Francisco.  This event will bring together experts in resilience to discuss how communities and developers are finding new ways to maximize value and minimize risk in the face of a changing climate.  Through the generosity of a ULI donor, we are able to offer select student and Young leader members a free registration to this event.  If you are … Read More

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RECAP: Emerson College Los Angeles

The newly completed Los Angeles outpost of Boston’s Emerson College by Thom Mayne’s Morphosis Architects hosted a behind the scenes tour for ULI Los Angeles members and guests on July 10, 2014. Preceding the tour were presentations by Amy Grill, Emerson’s Director of Student and Alumni Engagement, Alex Maffei of general contractor Hathaway Dinwiddie, and Morphosis Project Designer, Shanna Yates. The privately funded $110 million project, approved in August 2010, was completed in 2014 with a one year delay caused by a high-profile lawsuit brought by the adjacent East West … Read More

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James Goodell, Founding Chairman of ULI Los Angeles, Has Died

James Goodell, the founding chairman of ULI Los Angeles and president of Public Private Ventures (PPV), a real estate and planning firm, died Sunday morning at his home in Pasadena, California, after a long battle with stomach cancer.  In addition to his wife, Nancy, he is survived by his children Josh and Melissa, and five grandchildren. An active member of ULI since 1995, Goodell was instrumental in developing ULI’s District Council program, serving on the District Council Chairs Advisory Group and the District Council Advisors committees. In a recent letter … Read More

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2014 WLI Fall Meeting Scholarship

ULI women members who are active in District Councils, including members in Associate, Young Leader and Student member categories, are encouraged to apply for a Fall Meeting 2014 WLI Scholarship. The purpose of the program is to support the professional development of ULI women members through participation in the Fall Meeting, and to advance the mission of WLI: to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry. Through this program, the WLI aims to increase the number of women who become Full Members of ULI. … Read More

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Your All-Access Pass to ULI

ULI’s trusted content is available on your smartphone and tablet devices. The customizable and shareable design of the new ULI Access mobile app makes it easy to search local and global news, programs and events, and Urban Land magazine all in one place. The new mobile app allows users to: Subscribe to updates from multiple sources, including District Councils, National Councils, Urban Land magazine, ULI centers and initiatives, and more. View just the essentials in the app—the headline, photo, and excerpt. Read the full update or share with colleagues with … Read More

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